On the way to Bam we stopped off at the market town of Kermar, the gardens of Eram, which reminded me in a really weird way of Annec Castle, only with middle eastern influences, like trees being arranged to provide shade and different architecture. The fountains running aown the slope, flanked by two rows of steps was almost identical. After the gardens we moved on to an old mud city called Rajen, which we had fun climbing about on.
I was massively relieved to find an internet terminal at the hotel in Bam, because we weren't allowed to leave it and I really didn't want to go into Pakistan without assuring my family that the only reason I wouldn't be in touch was that there probably wouldn't be anywhere to get in touch in Pakistan.
I come from the North of England, right near the border, and on the 14th of September I'm setting off for New Zealand, almost entirely overland. I may quite possibly have lost it a little but I'm sure my friends and family will vouch that there is much more damning evidence than this journey. I like reading, writing, drawing and other pursuits where you get to make up your own rules (I avoid team sports for pretty much the same reason). ... full info